Educators have implemented Korda Method in a variety of academic courses. Their successful pilots transformed their students and their teaching practices, sparking the innovation that is now spreading throughout their schools. Here are some of our firestarters:

K12 Entrepreneurship PBL Workshops - Korda Method

Teaching at the intersection of science, business and technology. 


Terry Chou

Joaquin Miller Middle School, California


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K12 Entrepreneurship PBL Workshops - Korda Method

Developing a vertical model for Gr. 6-12 with a series of classes emphasizing innovation, invention & entrepreneurship.

Jeremy Wickenheiser
Denver School of Science and Technology, Colorado

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History teacher empowers students to be global citizens through service learning.


Alethea Tyner Paradis
Peace Works Travel, California


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K12 Entrepreneurship PBL Workshops - Korda Method

Entrepreneurship educator teaching skills the workforce actually needs.

Sarah Jensen
Nichols School, New York

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slovenia entrepreneurship education

Pioneering entrepreneurship education in Slovenia.


Janez Gorenc
Novo Mesto, Slovenia


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Changemaking in an Alternative Public School

Innovation with Rural Public School Students

Hear more Firestarters describe their programs on our Do School Better podcast


  • All Saints Academy, Winter Haven, FL
  • The Athenian School, Danville, CA
  • Battle Ground Academy, Franklin, TN
  • Baylor School, Chattanooga, TN
  • Bentley School, Oakland, CA
  • The Bishop’s School, La Jolla, CA
  • BizLogX / Start Co., Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
  • The Branson School, Ross, CA
  • Brentwood School, Los Angeles, CA
  • Brunswick School, Brunswick, OH
  • Burr & Burton Academy, Manchester, VT
  • Cape Cod Academy, Osterville, MA
  • Cascades Academy, Bend, OR
  • Castilleja School, Palo Alto, CA
  • Innovation in Action, Atlanta, GA
  • Charlotte Country Day School, Charlotte, NC
  • Charlotte Latin School, Charlotte, NC
  • Chase Collegiate School, Waterbury, CT
  • Columbus City Preparatory for Girls, Columbus, OH
  • Concordia International School, Shanghai, China
  • Cranbrook Kingswood School, Bloomfield Hills, MI
  • Crystal Springs Uplands School, Hillsborough, CA
  • The Denver School of Science and Technology, Denver, CO
  • Derryfield School, Manchester, NH
  • Department of Economic Development, Dubai, UAE
  • Design Lab Early College High School, Cleveland, OH
  • Drew School, San Francisco, CA
  • Dunn School, Los Olivos, CA
  • The Emery/Weiner School, Houston, TX
  • The Episcopal Academy, Newtown Square, PA
  • Falmouth High School, Falmouth, ME
  • Forsyth Country Day School, Lewisville, NC
  • Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA
  • Francis W. Parker School, Chicago, IL
  • Peace Works Travel, Santa Barbara, CA
  • Germantown Academy, Fort Washington, PA
  • Gimnazija Novo Mesto, Lower Carniola, Slovenia
  • Girls Preparatory School, Chattanooga, TN
  • Greensboro Day School, Greensboro, NC
  • Gwinnett County Public School, Atlanta, GA
  • Hawken School, Gates Mills, OH
  • Heritage Hall School, Oklahoma City, OK
  • High Tech Academy, Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Hillfield Strathallan College, Ontario, Canada
  • The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, CT
  • Hutchison School, Memphis, TN
  • Joaquin Miller Middle School, San Jose, CA
  • John Cooper School, The Woodlands, TX
  • Kent Denver School, Cherry Hills Village, CO
  • Keys Middle School, Palo Alto, CA
  • Kingswood Oxford School, West Hartford, CT
  • La Jolla Country Day School, La Jolla, CA
  • The Lake Academy, Willoughby, OH
  • LEADERship Ashtabula County, Ashtabula, OH
  • LaunchHouse Institute, Highland Heights, OH
  • Lillian & Betty Ratner School, Pepper Pike, OH
  • The Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor, CT
  • Laguna Blanca School, Santa Barbara, CA
  • Lake Highland Preparatory, Orlando, FL
  • Lakeside High School, Ashtabula, OH
  • Latin School of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Magnificat High School, Rocky River, OH
  • Manlius Pebble Hill School, Syracuse, NY
  • Marlborough School, Los Angeles, CA
  • Menlo School, Atherton, CA
  • Mercersburg Academy, Mercersburg, PA
  • The Met School, Providence, RI
  • The Miami Valley School, Dayton, OH
  • Moses Brown School, Providence, RI
  • Mounds Park Academy, Saint Paul, MN
  • Mount Vernon Presbyterian School, Atlanta, GA
  • Mountain Creek State High School, Queensland, Australia
  • The New School, New York, NY
  • Nichols School, Buffalo, NY
  • Noble & Greenough School, Dedham, MA
  • Noble Impact, Little Rock, AR
  • Oaks Christian School, Westlake Village, CA
  • Olmsted Falls High School, Olmsted Falls, OH
  • Open Doors Academy, Cleveland, OH
  • Options for Success – Columbus City Schools, Columbus, OH
  • Pacifica Christian High School, Santa Monica, CA
  • The Perkiomen School, Pennsburg, PA
  • Principia School, Saint Louis, MO
  • Prospect Sierra School, El Cerrito, CA
  • Providence Day School, Charlotte, NC
  • Punahou School, Honolulu, HI
  • Real World Scholars, San Diego, CA
  • Rivers School, Weston, MA
  • St. Michaels University School, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  • San Diego Jewish Academy, San Diego, CA
  • San Juan Economic Development Association, Silverton, CO
  • Sandia Preparatory School, Albuquerque, NM
  • The Seven Hills School, Cincinnati, OH
  • Sewickley Academy, Sewickley, PA
  • Shorecrest Preparatory School, Saint Petersburg, FL
  • Singapore American School, Woodlands, Singapore
  • Saint Anne’s-Belfield School, Charlottesville, VA
  • Saint Clair Superior Development Corp, Cleveland, OH
  • Saint Margaret’s Episcopal School, San Juan, CA
  • Saint Martin De Porres High School, Cleveland, OH
  • Summit Country Day School, Cincinnati, OH
  • Suricata Labs, Bucaramanga, Colombia*
  • Tabor Academy, Marion, MA
  • University of Virginia, Darden School of Business, Charlottesville, VA
  • University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
  • Urban School of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • Valley Forge Military Academy, Wayne, PA
  • We Can Code IT, Cleveland, OH
  • The Webb School, Knoxville, TN
  • Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, OH
  • Westside Neighborhood School, Los Angeles, CA
  • Windermere Preparatory School, Windermere, FL
  • Windward School, Los Angeles, CA
  • Woodward Academy, College Park, GA
  • Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH